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FOSI in the News
Nov
14
2012
The Huffington Post

When it comes to protecting their kids' safety online, parents and teens are at odds about the measures parents say they take.

Nov
14
2012
The Wall Street Journal

A new study from the Family Online Safety Institute, a nonprofit on a mission to “make the online world safe for kids and families,” found that teens are not only more connected than ever, increasingly using mobile devices and social networks, but they understand privacy and safety issues in a way that previous generations didn’t.

Nov
14
2012
Forbes

A newly released study (The Online Generation Gap: Contrasting attitudes and behaviors of parents and teens) conducted by Hart Research Associates for the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) found a “generation gap” between what parents think they know about their kids online behavior and what the kids think their parents know.

Nov
14
2012
Mashable

Rapid changes in technology may point to an even larger generation gap between today’s teens and their parents.

Oct
21
2012
NBC Washington

Watch the video from the broadcast here.

Sep
26
2012
The Washington Post

FOSI's A Platform For Good's intent is to help parents connect with their kids online and steer them toward worthy efforts.

Sep
13
2012
Silicon Angle

In a major effort aimed at improving the overall image of the web, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) has teamed up with internet giants including Microsoft, Google and Facebook to bring us A Platform for Good.

Sep
13
2012
Mashable

Non-profit organization Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) partnered with nine tech companies including Facebook, Microsoft and Google to build A Platform for Good.

Jul
18
2012
The Huffington Post

Stephen Balkam analyzes the time spent by teens on texting, Twitter and Tumblr.

Jun
17
2012
The New York Times

Stephen Balkam comments on age verification practices.